This was the second year in a row that the Gees have taken home the John Drake trophy, and the first year that they took home all three major varsity awards.
Champagne recorded three national medals in impressive fashion. He recorded a gold medal in the 400m individual medley, to go along with two silvers in the 200m individual medley and the 200m butterfly.
The Gees took the first step towards a national title on Saturday, Feb. 25 when they faced off against the Laurentian Voyageurs in the OUA quarterfinal.
Even though the Gees ultimately lost to the Université de Montréal Carabins by a final score of 2–1, they didn’t go down without putting up a fight.
Alanna Fogerty adds to her list of awards that includes OUA and Canadian University Championship medals.
The University of Ottawa women’s basketball team split a two-game series against two Ontario University Athletics rivals, the York University Lions and the Queen’s University Golden Gaels on Feb. 10 and 11, respectively.